Jul 21, 2011 11:00am EDT
against, well, another reminder of the grim economic reality we're all facing. jon: those new weekly jobless claims just out today came out higher than expected, 418,000 americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits. wendall goler live at the white house right now, explain the president's offer for this short-term extension of the debt ceiling. >> reporter: well, you pretty much had it. the president won't agree to extend the time of the august 2nd deadline for lawmakers to reach a deficit-cutting agreement, but if they agree on a deal, he'll give them a few more days to turn it into legislation and put it on his desk. and the best hope, it appears, for a bipartisan compromise appears to be the so-called gang of six proposal which would trim the deficit about $3 be.7 trillion -- $3.7 trillion. it includes more than a trillion dollars in increased tax revenue, but the president, the white house and some republican members of the gang of six hope they can sell it to house republicans, the vast majority of whom have signed a new no new taxes pledge. >> i don't want to give polit
Jul 21, 2011 8:00am PDT
, hope you're off to a good thursday, i'm jenna lee. jon: and i'm jon scott, we're here in the fox newsroom, and "happening now," buying time on the debt crisis. the obama administration signaling it is open now to a short-term deal that would raise the debt ceiling. only, though, if congressional leaders can agree on a, quote, significant deficit reduction plan. the short-term deal would give congress time to pass a larger plan and avert possible government default august 2nd, but right now 12 days from that deadline, there is no deal on anything. jenna: ifs and maybes. in the meantime, fox news poll showing 60% of americans would vote against raising the debt limit. the showdown over the future of america's financial security come against, well, another reminder of the grim economic reality we're all facing. jon: those new weekly jobless claims just out today came out higher than expected, 418,000 americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits. wendall goler live at the white house right now, explain the president's offer for this short-term extension of the debt ceiling.
Jul 22, 2011 2:00am PDT
, it's a bit of a jungle out there. here is jon stewart with your morning punch line. >> they need strength. they will need agility, they will need luck, but mostly to survive, they will need money. >> gingrich, $2 million, rick santorum not so much, half a million dollars. >> $500,000 in the work chest. bye-bye. >> what about that old silver back, newt gingrich? by the way, he stopped shaving his back when he left congress. >> i wonder how "the daily show" will depict pawlenty's demise? if a pawlenty campaign falls in the woods, does it make a sound? >> herman cain raised $2 million. that's a lot of pepperoni for the godfather of pepperoni pizza. there's one candidate who seems to be gaining strength. michele bachmann. >> michele bachmann's migraines and whether this should be considered a campaign issue. >> got to say, of all my issues with bachmann's brain. >> $18 million raised. mitt romney is the king of the jungle, the thick maned, super predator of the race, the republican's aslund. >>> time for your political ticker with tim farley live from washington. 11 days and counting
Jul 21, 2011 10:00am PDT
jon: they need some ovel-ready projects over there, don't they? jenna: i think that's part of the problem. thanks for joining us, everyryryryryryryryry jenna. in the meantime, check this out. this is a fox news alert on the deadly dome of heat out there that united states america, can you believe this? it is also threatening the nation's power grid. welcome to "america live" today, i'm martha maccallum on this hot day in for megyn kelly. 141 million americans are in this dome, folks. it covers more than two dozen states. sweaty, miserable, just trying to stay cool out there at this hour. 33 states are under serious heat watches and warnings. the sweltering weather quickly starting to spread east. her folks, power companies are urging people to turn down your air-conditioning to just the amount that you really need with concerns that overuse may put a significant stress on the nation's power grid. the unbearable heat has also claimed lives, we are now learning, at least 22 deaths are being attributed to the heat. the east coast can is now bracing for record heat here as well
Jul 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
just crossing the wire, the campaign manager for former utah governor jon huntsman, her name is susie wiels, and she is resigning. we are working to independently confirm this story. that report is coming in from "the washington post." we'll let you know what we get when we get it. >>> all right. now let's go to the latest in the u.k. phone hacking investigation of news corp. international which is -- news international, i should say, which is owned by news corp., the parent company of fox news. greg talcott on this story for us today live from london. hi, greg. >> reporter: hey, martha. investigators continue to look at that phone hacking scandal amid new reports of a possibly broader scope to that probe. this comes after a week of dramatic testimony, we've heard from the chairman, chief executive of news corp., rupert murdoch, on tuesday, and yesterday in the house of commons, british prime minister david cameron was on the hot seat. questions continue today about his dealings with news corp. executives. his government is sticking to the line there were no inappropriate discussions.
Jul 14, 2011 3:00am PDT
. hall. jon hamm and timothy olyphant. >> for outstanding minuty series or movie, the nominees are cinema verita. kennedys. mildred pierce and pilars. nominees for lead actress. are. >> the nominees for lead actor in a miniseries or a movie are -- >> the nominees for outstanding host for a reality or reality competition program are -- >>> here are this year's nominees for reality competition program. >> the nominees for variety music or comedy series are. >> the nominees for lead actress in a comedy series are. >> oh, my god! yikes! oh! >> okay. keep it together. wow. the nominees for lead actor in a comedy series are. >> melissa, let's complete the emmy announcement by bringing back john to announce the final category. >> wow! >> hello again! the nominations in the comedy series category are. melissa, the academy congratulates on your nomination and joshua, thank you for helping us complete this. >> my pleasure. >> tune into the fox network on sunday, september 18 nfor the live telecast for the 63rd emmys and find out who will take home the emmys. have a great day, everybody. yea! >> the
Jul 27, 2011 3:00am PDT
! forget i said anything! >> the funny stuff is from jon stewart. the banner the end of the world as we owe it. that's funny. >> i'm fascinated they can have so much fun with this. maybe i've just been doing this too long so think -- i think it's dull for people. these guys make it kind of funny. >> one said federal government